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RELIVE: Egypt vs Uganda – 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

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Photo: Aminah Babirye

KingFut covers the live action as Egypt take on Uganda in the second round of Group D matches in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

After a disappointing goalless draw with Mali in their tournament opener, Egypt will be desperate to seal a positive result against Uganda, who lost 1-0 to Ghana on Tuesday.

READ: Egypt did not play badly against Mali, says coach Hector Cuper

As such, viewers can expect a fiery encounter at the Stade de Port-Gentil, with both managers under pressure with so much at stake.

READ: Micho blames ‘stage fright’ for Ghana defeat 

Live Commentary

FT: Egypt 1-0 Uganda. The Pharaohs seal their first AFCON win in seven years!

90′: Great passing move by Egypt, and Salah sets up the substitute who finished between Onyango’s legs.


SUB: Kahraba on for Trezeguet, who looks exhausted.

79′: Marwan shoots, but his effort is easily saved.

76′: Abdel-Shafy is currently receiving treatment.

73′: Close! Mohsen almost scores, but his header is just too high.

71′: Fathi concedes a free-kick in a dangerous area.

69′: Trezeguet almost bundles the ball into the bottom corner, but Onyango makes an easy save.

SUB: Warda replaces Sobhi, Shaaban replaces Massa.

62′: El-Said blasts over from the edge of the area, despite having time and space…

SUB: El-Said replaces Hamed.

54′: Onyango is down and receiving treatment.

51′: Uganda have the ball in the back of the net- but it’s ruled out for offside.

46′: We’re back underway, and both teams have 45 minutes to make their case for the quarter-finals.

HT: Egypt 0-0 Uganda.

45′: Magnificent headed clearance from Onyango as Salah raced through on goal!

40′: Elneny plays a one-two from a corner, but his eventual cross flies into the stands.

38′: Fathi’s poor cross is easily caught by Onyango.

33′: Hamed has a go from distance, but it flies over the bar.

30′: It’s goalless at the half-hour mark, with Egypt having the upper hand so far.

25′: Hamed is booked for a naive challenge.

24′: Salah gallops down the right, but his effort flashes harmlessly across the goal.

20′: CHANCE! Salah brilliantly brings down the ball, but his shot is blocked.

16′: Ali Gabr heads wide from a corner.

14′: Trezeguet is set up by Ramadan, but his effort is cleared easily.

13′: Hadary stamps his mark on the game, rushing out to claim a loose ball.

7′: The Stoke winger is bullied off the ball by Kizito as he tried to burst into the area.

4′: Ramadan tries to slip down the left, but his touch is heavy and the ball is out for a goalkick.

0′: We’re underway in Port-Gentil! Who will come out on top?

The teams are out, as Egypt’s national anthem blares through the stadium speakers.

Egypt XI: Hadary; Fathi, Hegazy, Gabr, Abdel-Shafy; Elneny, Hamed; Salah, Sobhi, Trezeguet; Mohsen

Uganda XI: Onyango; Iguma, Walusimbi, Wasswa, Juuko; Kizito; Mawejje, Aucho, Ochaya; Miya, Massa

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